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Recurrent boils after wearing fitted clothing. Itchy and painful scalp. What do I have?

I have an issue with boils. I get a boil at least with in every 3 days. It s gotten so bad that now I get one whenever I wear anything fitted such as my bra, fitted pants, even under wares, and it hurts. I went to a skin specialist and she told me that it s an imbalance hormone & plus it s genetic . No one in my family has this skin problem but me. I really need help to find out what it is that I have. Plus my scalp is itchy & it s painful when I scratch it because the I m afraid the boils are getting into my scalp & it s spreading.
Asked On : Fri, 9 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

You may be having scalp prurigo with relapsing pyoderma.

Scalp prurigo might be induced by mental upsets.

So, you avoid stress,worries and tensions.

Relax and have positive attitude.

Pyoderma suggests poor immunity.

Have blood tests to find out some internal DM,HIV,anaemia,blood diseases,autoimmune diseases...

Oral and topical antibiotics may improve the disease.

Antihistaminics might relieve itching of scalp.

You consult dermatologist for perfect treatment.


Dr. Ilyas Patel MD
Answered: Sat, 17 Aug 2013
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